Minecraft Fireworks

Have you ever wondered how you can craft fireworks in Minecraft and make amazing looking firework displays?
Well, you have come to the right place we have put a lot of time and effort into compiling the best information and knowledge about Minecraft fireworks in one place. So you don’t have to spend ages browsing from site to site looking for stuff.

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Minecraft fireworks how to make and craft fireworks

Crafting Basic Minecraft Fireworks 1.15.2

To be able to make Minecraft fireworks you have to have/make and crafting table. This is simple to make and can be produced by combining 4 x wooden planks in a 2 x 2 grid this will make the crafting table.

minecraft fireworks how to create a crafting table

To craft the most basic Minecraft fireworks you will need to combine paper with gunpowder. You can make the firework effects and duration bigger by adding more gunpowder. A maximum of three gunpowder can be used at one time.

minecraft fireworks crafting table for rocket

We explain this in more detail below.

Direction & Duration

You can make fireworks travel to different heights by using up to three gunpowder. you can find out this duration by looking at the tooltip of the item under the term “flight duration.”

With one gunpowder the height rises to between 12-22 blocks.

With two gunpowder the height rises to between 23-39 blocks.

With Three gunpowder the height rises to between 40-60 blocks.

If you are an OP on your server and have access to command blocks, You can achieve higher duration with your firework rockets, and they will accelerate with almost no terminal velocity, their height will keep getting higher. (rockets with long enough duration could reach heights of over

1000000 blocks and could potentially reach outside the world boundary.)

Advanced Minecraft Rockets with Effects

To make this more advanced Minecraft rocket with a red burst, you will need the following materials:
to make the red star

To craft the red star combine the three materials above in a 3×3 grid. They can be placed in any order to make the red star.

(If you hover over the star it will show you what colour and effect it will give off. )

 

Now you have created the star we can start making the rocket themselves the materials that you will need for this are as follows:

Combine the paper, gunpowder and red burst Star in the same way you did to create the star, in a 3 x 3 grid once combined this will generate the firework with three burst effect remember if you want to make the effects bigger then add more gunpowder to the mix. A maximum of three can be used.

Special Effect Fireworks in Minecraft

Using some of these special materials below you can create some fantastic effects with your fireworks in Minecraft

Creating the Stars

Here are a few short videos that show you how to create the different firework stars using the materials listed above.

Firework Star With Large Burst Effect

The massive burst effect can be added to a firework star by combining a piece of gunpowder a dye of your choice in the example above we are using red dye, and lastly a fire charge.

Firework Star With Small Burst Effect

The small burst effect can be added to a firework star by combining a piece of gunpowder a dye of your choice in the example above we are using red dye, and lastly a feather.

Firework Star With Trail Effect

The trail effect can be added to a firework star by combining a piece of gunpowder a dye of your choice in the example above we are using red dye, and lastly a diamond.

Firework Star With Twinkle Effect

The trail effect can be added to a firework star by combining a piece of gunpowder a dye of your choice in the example above we are using red dye, and lastly a piece of glowstone dust.

Creeper Shaped Firework Star

The creeper shaped firework star is crafted by combining a piece of gunpower a dye of your choice in the example above we are using red dye, and lastly any hostile mod head, in the video above we have used a skeleton head.

Star Shaped Firework Star

The star-shaped firework star is crafted by combining a piece of gunpower a dye of your choice in the example above we are using red dye, and lastly a gold nugget.

Creating the Rockets

Here are a few short videos that show you how to create the different firework stars using the materials listed above.

Note: The rockets shown below only using a single point of duration, to add additional duration (up to a maximum of 3). Add an additional piece of gunpowder to the recipes shown below.

Firework Rocket With Large Burst Effect

The large burst effect firework rocket can be crafted by combining a large burst firework star with a piece of gunpowder and a piece of paper.

Firework Rocket With Small Burst Effect

The large burst effect firework rocket can be crafted by combining a small burst firework star with a piece of gunpowder and a piece of paper.

Firework Rocket With Trail Effect

A firework rocket with a trail effect can be crafted by combining a trail effect firework star with a piece of gunpowder and a piece of paper.

Firework Rocket With Twinkle Effect

A firework rocket with the twinkle effect can be crafted by combining a twinkle effect firework star with a piece of gunpowder and a piece of paper.

Creeper Shaped Firework Rocket

The creeper shaped firework rocket is crafted by combining a creeper shaped firework star with a piece of gunpowder and a piece of paper.

Star Shaped Firework Rocket

The star shaped firework rocket is crafted by combining a creeper shaped firework star with a piece of gunpowder and a piece of paper.

Multiple Effect and Color Firework Rocket

Here is a quick video showing a multi effect and multi colored firework rocket.

Shown above is a firework rocket, It is made of three firework stars, We have used a blue, yellow and red firework star with the massive burst, twinkle and trail effects added to each star.

mincraft fireworks creating multi effect fireworks

Best Crafting Resources

Below you will find a list of all the best sites dedicated to Minecraft from crafting to useful texture and building resources